The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stress Testing
London / City of London
Rank 145 132 171
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +39
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 8 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 22
Median daily rate £593 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £510 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2497 2763 4322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.90% 86.80% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1980 2193 3371
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Stress Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region.

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region.

Stress Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Credit Risk
3 7 (43.75%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Market Risk
5 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Big Data
6 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (18.75%) Collateral Management
7 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk Management
8 2 (12.50%) IFRS
8 2 (12.50%) IFRS 9
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) RESTful

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Drupal
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Credit Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Risk Analyst
4 6 (37.50%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 6 (37.50%) Risk Business Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Database Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Market Risk Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Risk Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) XBRL
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Credit Risk
2 6 (37.50%) Market Risk
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Collateral Management
3 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (6.25%) API Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.25%) OWASP
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (12.50%) IFRS
2 2 (12.50%) IFRS 9
3 1 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
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